Erica Ayisi is a freelance multimedia journalist focusing on human feature stories around the world. Her work has appeared in numerous outlets including NBCNews.com, The Root, Essence, Afroelle Magazine, XoNecole, and other digital publications.
Her work includes online stories pertaining to the African Diaspora, reporting on the surfing community in Ghana, Black Atheism in London, natural beauty remedies with Rastafarian women in Jamaica, the legacy of activist Recy Taylor, the opening of ‘Juices for Life’ juice bar in Brooklyn, as well as several other long-form articles capturing the global Black experience.
She has filed reports as an on-air reporter for Charter TV3 in Central, Massachusetts as well as for ETV Ghana, in Ghana, West Africa. Her passion for telling international stories has earned her a Distinguished Alumni & Friends of the Worcester Public Schools Achievement Award and a Ceremonial Key to the City of Worcester, Massachusetts.
A graduate of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), she holds a Master of Arts degree and Bachelor’s degree in communication arts. She also teaches high school Digital Media Production classes outside Boston.